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Mar 29, 2023 Books

Bill Janovitz’s compulsively readable examination of Russell’s colorful life is the definitive account that this complex figure has long deserved.


Rose Marshack

Play Like a Man: My Life in Poster Children

Published by University of Illinois Press

Mar 09, 2023 Books

In Play Like a Man, Poster Children bassist Rose Marshack details her life in the late ’80s, ’90s, and beyond in the band in which she made her name.


Feb 17, 2023 Books Web Exclusive

Here is a new printing of a book originally published in 2011 with a different cover and now with 35 new photos, a download code for a 20 song sampler featuring bands from the book, and a new preface and postscript from the author, singer and freelance writer, longtime New Yorker, and all-around man about town Eric Davidson of New Bomb Turks


Jan 22, 2023 Books

Hamish Duncan’s Out in L.A. examines the genesis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers through the chronicling the band’s first 30 shows.


Dec 07, 2022 Books Web Exclusive

In 2002, Moonage Daydream: The Life and Times of Ziggy Stardust was issued in a signed, limited edition and later issued as a condensed version.


Sep 21, 2022 Books Web Exclusive

The fervor and obsession that drove Grateful Dead’s tape-trading community throughout the band’s lifetime gets a fascinatingly detailed focus in Mark A. Rodriguez’s After All is Said and Done: Taping the Grateful Dead 1965-1995.


Aug 01, 2022 Books

You may never have heard of James Calvin Wilsey, but you most definitely have heard his guitar, most memorably the haunting line on Chris Isaak’s breakthrough single, “Wicked Game.”


Blixa Bargeld

Europe Crosswise: A Litany

Published by Contra Mundum

Jun 24, 2022 Books

First published in German in 2009, Blixa Bargeld’s Europe Crosswise, now translated into English, provides a “semi-fictional account” of Bargeld’s 2008 tour across Europe with Einstürzende Neubauten.


May 31, 2022 Books

n Her Country, journalist Marissa R. Moss takes on the country music establishment, calling into question industry practices that have delegitimized and subjugated women artists, and especially those of color.